Work Study Research Aide 3
Job Description: Available Fall 2013. Medical Social Science. Chicago Campus. The mission of the IMPACT LGBT Health and Development Program is to conduct translational research that improves the health of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community and to increase understanding of the development of sexual orientation and gender identity. This position consists of tasks related to assisting in clinical health research, such as contacting participants, data entry, literature searches and reviews.
Qualifications: Must be an NU undergraduate student with a Federal Work-Study allotment for the 2013-14 academic year.
Additional qualifications include: Interest in conducting clinical health research, Interest in working with diverse LGBT Populations, Familiarity conducting research interviews and literature reviews, Ability to work with minimal supervision, Ability to handle confidential research materials and information, Detail-oriented, reliable, and organized.
To apply: Please send résumé to Michelle Birkett, Ph.D., 312-503-3538, firstname.lastname@example.org, and reference job #3088.
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